Halloween events in Wilmington and UNCW


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Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

Looking for something to do this Halloween? The Seahawk has rounded up a variety of annual and new events on UNC Wilmington’s campus and in the Wilmington community for you to make the most out of 2019 Halloween.


All Ages

“Halloweentown” Film Showing: Oct. 25 and 26, 6 p.m.

“The Addams Family” Film Showing: Oct. 25 and 26, 9 p.m.

Halloween Fest: Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m. at Maides Park

Haunted Trail: Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m. at Fort Fisher

Monster Movie Madness at the Mansion:  Oct. 25, 7-10 p.m. at Bellamy Mansion (“Night of the Living Dead” and “House on Haunted Hill”)

UNCW Fall Fest: Oct. 26, 4-8 p.m. at the Fisher Courtyard

Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Party: Oct. 26, 12 p.m. at Coastal Paws, The Cotton Exchange

Teal Tuesday – Halloween Around the World: Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the UNCW Amphitheater

Paranormal Ghost Tours

    – Regular Tours Oct. 25-26, tours on the hour 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

    – New Moon Tour Oct. 27, 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

    – All Hallows’ Eve Tour Oct. 3, tours on the hour at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington: Oct. 1-31 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.


Bars and Nightlife

The Reel Halloween Bash: Oct. 25, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Reel Cafe

Halloween Monster Bash and Costume Contest: Oct. 26, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. at Ibiza Nightclub

10th Annual Zombie Fest: Oct. 26, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at Satellite Bar and Lounge

Halloween at Tails: Oct. 26, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Tails Piano Bar

Hell’s Kitchen Annual Halloween Bash: Oct. 26, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Hell’s Kitchen

Pumpkin Carving Contest: Oct. 29, 5-9 p.m. at Poe’s Tavern

“Hocus Pocus” Trivia Night: Oct. 29, 7 p.m. at The Sour Barn

Live Music and Halloween Party: Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m. at Flytrap Brewery

Pour Taproom’s Halloween Party: Oct. 31, 7-11 p.m. at Pour Taproom